Tough Trip Through Paradise: Musselshell River
We rode off on our way to the cache on the other side of the Musselshell River. Everything had come out all right and I was soon in a joyful mood, an unusual thing with me for some time. As we rambled on I kept getting all the more joyful and began to think that I was a combined lark and nightingale. I started to liven up the surrounding country with my melody. Beaver Tom snapped at me, “What the hell is eating you anyway, do you want to bring all the Injuns in the country on us?” Nothing could insult me, for was not the wind whispering sweet music in my ears? (97)
Garcia, Andrew. Tough Trip through Paradise. Eugene, Oregon: Comstock Publishing, 1976.